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JUI Force draws Govt action

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Federal government has decided to ban Ansarul Islam, a militia force of the JUI-F under relevant laws. The Ministry of Interior has got approval of the federal cabinet for action against the militia force of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), sources said. The interior ministry has been empowered under Article 146 for consultations with the province.The militia will be ...

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Bomb blasts in Afghan’s mosque

FO condemns Staff Report ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has condemned the multiple bomb explosions targeting a mosque in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province during Friday prayers that killed at least 62 and wounding more than 100 people yesterday, the spokesperson said. The FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said in a statement that Islamabad shares the grief of the bereaved families and offers ...

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PM happy over economy U-turn

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Lauding the performance of his entire finance team, PM Imran Khan said that it was a great achievement of his economic team to turn around the national economy within a year. Taking to the social networking website twitter, PM Imran said that foreign direct investment witnessed an increase of 111.5 per cent while foreign private investment surged ...

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Afridi pleads LHC CJ to transfer Rana’s case

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi on Saturday pleaded the chief justice of Lahore High Court to either transfer Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader RanaSanaullah’s case to Rawalpindi or the trial be conducted in the prison for ensuring protection of the witnesses. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, ShehryarAfridi demanded that hearing into the narcotics ...

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Economy graph increasing through policies: Razak

Staff Report ISLAMABAD—Abdul Razak Dawood. Adviser for Commerce, Textile, Industry & Production and Investment, on Thursday said that exports and economy graph was increasing by better policies of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), government. We are restructuring the economic sector for achieving better results in exports and other sectors, he stated. In reply to a question about foreign investment in ...

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Artisans develop new techniques

Staff Report ISLAMABAD—Artisans of Swat Valley have developed latest techniques in developing designs of hand embroidery, a traditional art form which was famous across Pakistan and abroad. Swat hand embroidery products ranging from Jewelry, garments and Shawls which was created locally by both men and women artisans. Swati hand embroidery is combining the age-old traditions with modern-day adaptations. Swati embroidery ...

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Country to come out of FATF grey list by 2020: Hammad

Staff Report ISLAMABAD—Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, Muhammad Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan has targeted to complete all items on its Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan and get upgraded from the grey list to the white list in 2020. The minister stated that a coordinated effort from all regulators, law enforcement agencies (LEAs), federal and provincial government departments ...

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SECP eases regime for credit rating companies

Staff Report ISLAMABAD—Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) play vital role in development of financial markets and conduct independent, professional and impartial assessment of the credit risk associated with a particular instrument or a corporate entity. The Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan, to provide more conducive regulatory environment to Credit Rating Companies (CRCs) has introduced amendments in the Credit Rating Companies Regulations, ...

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FBR launches Urdu version of its website

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi on Thursday inaugurated the Urdu version of FBR’s website. FBR’s Facilitation and Taxpayer Education (FATE) Wing Member Mustafa Sajjad Hassan and FATE Chief Tehmina Aamer briefed the chairman about the features of the Urdu website. The senior officers of the revenue board, including Nausheen Javed Amjad, Seema ...

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